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  • Report Research support in the Netherlands - UG & UMCG download

    Knowledge base - Many institutions are involved in research support. SURF presents a series on how institutions organise their research support and future agenda and is based on SURF's Support4research innovation project. This episode focuses on University of Groningen (UG) and University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG)

  • Report Research support in the Netherlands - VUmc download

    Knowledge base - SURF presents a series on how institutions organise their research support . This third episode focuses on VUmc. VUmc wants to provide researchers with as much support as possible by means of standard procedures and services without these limiting researchers’ freedom.

  • Report Research support in the Netherlands - Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen download

    Knowledge base - Many institutions are involved in research support. SURF presents a series on how institutions organise their research support and future agenda and is based on SURF's Support4research innovation project. This second episode focuses on Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen.

  • SURF Innovation Report 2017 download

    Knowledge base - Every 4 years, SURF sets out its strategic policy aims in a Strategic Plan, mapped out in coordination with the affiliated institutions. The start of 2017 marks the halfway point of our current multi-year plan for 2015-2018. In this innovation report, we present a sampling of the innovative projects performed by SURF and its partners.

  • Report Research support in the Netherlands - Eindhoven University of Technology download

    Knowledge base - Many institutions are involved in research support. SURF presents a series on how institutions organise their research support and future agenda and is based on SURF's Support4research innovation project. This episode focuses on Eindhoven University of Technology.

  • Vision document SURFnet vision on IAA: transition towards a user-centred focus download

    Knowledge base - SURFnet drafted a vision on Identification, Authentication and Authorisation (IAA) in 2016. The aim is to outline the developments in IAA and to invite institutions to discuss this subject. To SURFnet, the vision provides a foundation for innovation and service delivery.

  • Report The Dutch National e-Infrastructure for Research download

    Knowledge base - This document provides a description of the Dutch National e-Infrastructure, how research support is organised and how access to ICT facilities can be obtained. The results are presented at the International Symposium on Grids and Clouds (ISGC) in March, 2016 in Taiwan. It is also published in the open access journal Proceedings of Science.

  • Improving lecturers' ICT skills. Discussion paper with 7 recommendations download

    Knowledge base - Many institutions are keen to make their teaching more innovative. This requires lecturers to have good ICT skills. In this discussion paper, researchers Ineke Lam and Riekje de Jong from Utrecht University make 7 recommendations as to how colleges of higher education and universities can improve the ICT skills of their lecturers.

  • Paper A flexible and personal learning environment: a modular functional model download

    Knowledge base - The flexible and personal digital learning environment is composed of a number of separate components. What data and functionalities do these components consist of, how are they connected and what standards are required to enable these components to work together in one integrated environment? This paper aims to answer these questions.

  • Trend report 2016: how technological trends enable customised education download

    Knowledge base - SURFnet presents the latest trend report, which focuses on the theme of customised education. 44 Dutch experts in the field of education and ICT have sought out technological trends that enable customised education. This trend report describes 13 technological trends that may affect the content and design of education.

  • Report Learning analytics in education design: a guide download

    Knowledge base - Together with Dutch higher education institutions, SURFnet is examining how learning analytics can contribute to tailored education. In this report we will demonstrate how learning analytics can dovetail with education design and which questions learning analytics can answer.

  • Report Research Support in the Netherlands: Current situation download

    Knowledge base - SURF asked 4 institutions to answer the following questions: What is your vision for research support? What e-infrastructure and associated services are available to researchers? How is research support organised? What are your plans for the (immediate) future?

  • Infographic: SURFconext utilisation 2015 (Publication) download

    Knowledge base - 2015 was another good year for SURFconext. There are more affiliated institutions and the service is being used more intensively. The number of unique users has increased by 31% over the last year, and the number of logins by 43%. See all the facts in this infographic.

  • Exploratory study: upscaling open and online education. Current regulations and considerations for the future download

    Knowledge base - Institutions are not always fully aware of the legislative framework which governs the provision of open and online education. This is why SURFnet has produced this exploratory study in partnership with Delft University of Technology. This summary contains the relevant legislation and practical examples and points to consider for the future.

  • Open and Online Education Trend Report 2015 download

    Knowledge base - The Open Education Trend Report 2015 describes the trends in open and online education in the Netherlands and abroad from the perspective of Dutch higher education in nine articles by Dutch open and online education experts and eight brief intermezzi.